Hebrew Teacher

Pressman Academy is an innovative and engaging Jewish Day School dedicated to developing minds, nurturing hearts, and instilling Jewish values. Located in the Pico-Robertson area of Los Angeles, Pressman Academy has approximately 500 students in its Early Childhood Center through eighth grade. Pressman Academy is known for its rigorous academics, strong social/emotional curriculum, Hebrew immersion program, and warm community. Pressman Academy is affiliated with the Solomon Schechter Day School Network and is connected to Temple Beth Am.

Position:
The candidate we hire will teach in the 2020-21 school year upper elementary and/or middle school Hebrew. The Hebrew teacher will be teaching according to the proficiency approach to language acquisition and will be supported by the Hebrew Department Chair.

The Hebrew teacher will be required to:
Develop, prepare, and implement lesson plans and curriculum according to the proficiency approach to language acquisition
Use results of assessments to inform instruction and development of curriculum
Participate in department meetings and collaborate with other faculty members and/or administrative staff in planning and implementing instructional goals, objectives, and methods
Prepare lessons that reflect differentiation for individual student needs
Represent a positive role model for students reflective of the mission of the school
Participate actively and meaningfully in professional development opportunities
Create a classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students
Manage student behavior in the classroom and administer discipline according to the school philosophy

Minimum Qualifications:
- BA required in Education or related field
- Experience in Jewish life and learning
- Fluency in Hebrew reading, writing and speaking
- Good English reading, writing, and speaking skills

Preferred Qualifications:
- Minimum 2 years teaching experience
- Knowledge of and experience in teaching Hebrew as a second language
- Previous experience in a Jewish Day School setting
- Master’s Degree in Education is a plus

Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Masters
  • Job Posted: 2020-03-19
  • Times this job has been viewed: 310 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Education - Other, Hebrew, Middle School Teacher
  • Organization Type: Education & Schools
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Job Location
Pressman Academy
1055 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles , California 90035
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